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General, Organic, And Biological Chemistry (International Edition)


By: H Stephen Stoker

1056 pages, illustrations

Cengage Learning

Paperback | Dec 2011 | Edition: 6 | #198295 | ISBN-13: 9781133106869
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Emphasizing the applications of chemistry and minimizing complicated mathematics, "General, Organic, And Biological Chemistry, 6/e, International Edition" is written throughout to help students succeed in the course and master the biochemistry content so important to their future careers. The Sixth Edition's clear explanations, visual support, and effective pedagogy combine to make the text ideal for allied health majors. Early chapters focus on fundamental chemical principles while later chapters build on the foundations of these principles. Mathematics is introduced at point-of-use and only as needed.


1. Basic Concepts About Matter
2. Measurements in Chemistry
3. Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table
4. Chemical Bonding: The Ionic Bond Model
5. Chemical Bonding: The Covalent Bond Model
6. Chemical Calculations: Formula Masses, Moles, and Chemical Equations
7. Gases, Liquids, and Solids
8. Solutions
9. Chemical Reactions
10. Acids, Bases, and Salts
11. Nuclear Chemistry

12. Saturated Hydrocarbons
13. Unsaturated Hydrocarbons
14. Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
15. Aldehydes and Ketones
16. Carboxylic Acids, Esters, and Other Acid Derivatives
17. Amines and Amides

18. Carbohydrates
19. Lipids
20. Proteins
21. Enzymes and Vitamins
22. Nucleic Acids
23. Biochemical Energy Production
24. Carbohydrate Metabolism
25. Lipid Metabolism
26. Protein Metabolism

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Stephen Stoker of Weber State University in Ogden, UT, has taught the gamut of introductory chemistry courses, specializing in GOB, for the past 30 years. Weber State has a very large Health Professions school, and GOB is geared at students with little or no experience in chemistry (notably Allied Health and Nursing majors).

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